Title:  Process Engineer Sr

Requisition ID:  763

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Department:  Engineering
Travel:  No Travel Required

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At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. 


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.


If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


MISSION / SUMMARY: This position provides technical support and leadership within the department.  Develop and implement best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction.  Assist in the development of specific performance parameters for paper machine operations. 




  • Support/lead process improvement projects.  Projects involve chemicals, mechanical improvements, support for on chemical trials and investigation of new technologies. 
  • Drive process engineering roles, troubleshoot, and see through to problem-solve for the paper machines.
  • Identifies opportunities and direct efforts to improve existing processes to improve productivity, quality, and/or reduce cost.
  • Act as change agent to drive continuous improvement of production processes to improve quality and increase efficiency, which includes root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Analyze downtime to identify “bad actors”.
  • Needs to be self-starter, be self-directed, take initiative to move forward with ideas, be committed and be able to work with and influence others.
  • Coordinate testing in support of process improvements, trials, and other instances as required.
  • Coordinate activities of vendors and production to resolve quality problems and continuously improve the level of quality.
  • Review daily production and quality data, analyzes production and operation issues.
  • Provide data analysis to improve teams and processes on a timely basis




  • Bachelor’s Degree - Chemical Engineering, or Pulp & Paper Science, or other engineering discipline
  • 3-5 years’ experience in process engineering in the pulp and paper industry.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement, use of Kepner-Tregoe or A3 methods preferable



Pay Range:   $84,170.00 - $112,195.00


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.


Nearest Major Market: Monroe